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traffic on the roads. while kim jong ill grooms his son for succession, people are starving to death on the streets. she says north korea is like hell. >> people are very weak. many said for days in one place and the dive. i saw a person sitting by a public toilet and told them to go to the front of the market. they said they were too weak. two leaders they died -- two days later they died. >> you have money to buy food. others say many are dying of hunger outside railway stations. most people have one meal a day because the economic policies have been disastrous. >> he is weekend probably by a stroke. in made a rare visit last month. his aim was to secure support for his son's succession. a story people tell paint a grim picture of growing hardship and the growing discontent with kim jong l and his regime -- growing discontent with kim jong ill. many say he is grooming his son to take over this impoverished nation. >> this 70-year-old paid a smuggler to carry her across the river into china. her daughter was caught and now is in a political prison. >> it makes me angry. i want to sh
known. kim jong-il had a very long and public grooming for power, seen as the only possible successor for his godlike father. the leadership cold could easily pass at you another generation -- cult could easily pass to another generation. the talk is once again of succession, but this time it needs to be organized in more haste. and with the added problem, many suggest, that none of his three known as suns appear to be promising leaders. the first, kim jong nam, was at once caught trying to enter japan with a false passport, trying to visit tokyo's disneyland. the second son, kim jong chul, is reportedly considered too thin and then by his father. that leaves the third son, perhaps soon to be in charge of a fledgling nuclear power. political successions in totalitarian states are always fraught with difficulty, and kim jong-un is a complete political novice. he may be his father's chosen successor, but the other power elites in north korea might be a different matter. bbc news, seoul. >> the head of the vatican bank is under investigation for suspicion of violating money laundering la
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